plant-based recipes and mindful living

Tag: Seasonal produce

Sloe Spelt Cake

Sloe Spelt Cake

When you eat the seasons you can’t help but rejoice when you reach that time of year when there is food a plenty. Late summer is such an amazing time for food, there are an abundance of vegetables around and at last there’s plenty of […]

Update from the allotment

  I may be a bit behind in terms of where things are in their growth development, but i’m slowly getting somewhere this summer. I have found it pretty tricky this year, what with the weather and mega slug problem and things haven’t gone as […]

Rhubarb Crumble

Rhubarb Crumble

We are just entering Rhubarb season – everyone shout hooray! Last year I bought my first rhubarb plant and it is working its magic in a little spot on my allotment! I can’t wait to eat some from it. I am a big fan of […]

Spring is here!

Spring has finally sprung! I think it has to be my favourite month of them all. Those long dark days are slowing stretching out, flowers are starting to come to bloom, leaving home in the morning in the light, the smell of the air changing […]

Wrapped in newspaper’s 12 days of Christmas: Red Onion Chutney

Christmas is coming, whether we like it or not. Every year it seems to start earlier and earlier, lets face it there is still plenty of time, after all it is only November! There is something sad about the amount of pressure people put on […]

Grow your own: Preparing for winter

As the cold of winter takes the only thing hanging on at the allotment is the rainbow chard but, I don’t want to become a fair-weather gardener – I want to embrace all the seasons. This year, my first year as an allotment holder, I […]

Pick your own

It’s easy to forget where and how different fruits grow when buying our weekly shopping. It’s even easy to forget that there are seasons and that all fruit shouldn’t be available all year round, without produce being shipped thousands of miles round the world. Apples […]